gunlock

[guhn-lok]
noun
the mechanism of a firearm by which the charge is exploded.

Origin:
1645–55; gun1 + lock1

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gunlock (ˈɡʌnˌlɒk)
 
n
the mechanism in some firearms that causes the charge to be exploded

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If you have a gun in the home, make sure it has a gunlock on it or is locked in a safe.
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